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2009-04-07 14:18:00

QUEBEC, April 7 /PRNewswire/ - Several long-range surveillance ARGC-2400 cameras from Obzerv Technologies have been installed in Malaysia to improve the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency's (MMEA) capacity for the maritime security in the straits and Malaysian territorial waters. From economic and strategic perspectives, the Strait of Malacca is one of the most important shipping lanes in the world.

2008-10-14 00:00:29

By Hafidah Samat; Shuhada Elis KUALA LUMPUR: The voices of protest against the conferment of a datukship on Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan are growing louder.

2008-10-13 12:00:31

Globalstar, a US-based provider of mobile voice and data communications services via satellite, has announced that its newly completed gateway or ground station located in Singapore is now operational.

2008-09-02 00:00:10

MALACCA: It's time to shop - not till you drop but until you grab one of the 18 prizes worth a total of RM13,000 at Mahkota Parade.

2008-08-13 15:00:39

KLUANG: A Singaporean pilot was forced to make an emergency landing at an oil palm estate after the aircraft he was in flew into bad weather.

2006-07-05 06:26:18

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Pirates have attacked three ships, including two U.N.-chartered vessels and a Japanese bulk carrier, in Indonesian waters around the Malacca Strait in recent days, maritime and police officials said on Wednesday.

2006-05-19 08:11:08

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The Pacific fleet of the U.S. Navy aims to step up the number of submarines and aircraft carriers in Asian waters to patrol the region and ensure security, its commander said on Friday.

2006-05-03 02:47:23

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Piracy attacks worldwide rose slightly in the first three months of 2006, with the waters around Somalia, Nigeria and Indonesia especially vulnerable, an ocean crime watchdog said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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